ERLC Church Camp, June 3 to 6, 2014


The children of ERLC always eagerly look forward to the annual school church camp; this year held in the Wesley Methodist Church, Klang and with the theme “Because He Lives”.

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Over 130 students across all age groups were transported by ERLC’s minibuses on Tuesday to Wesley Church for the initial registration, settling in and allocation into 8 different, competitive teams.

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Accomodation was spartan but clean, and had the advantage on prior years of airconditioning in the dormitories; and all were vigilantly watched over by the Camp Matron and Warden.

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Whilst more serious Biblical topics were covered, the more energetic day was Wednesday when the afternoon was used to play a variety of entertaining and unusual games.

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Controlled chaos engulfed the camp as the 8 teams ran from one game station to another; desperately seeking to score the maximum number of points within a fixed game-time.

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The highlight of the camp, however, was on the following evening when an “ERLC Has Talent” competitive show was performed in Wesley church.

Each of the teams was allocated a Biblical story or theme, and asked to present a skit on the subject e.g. Abraham’s sacrifice of Isaac, David & Goliath

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The children rose to the challenge and put on an array of creative and stimulating interpretations of their assigned topics.

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An impartial jury (of 3 luminaries from MMK’s supporting churches) judged the skits, and handed a hard-fought victory to Group 3; though Group 1 eventually won the overall Camp challenge.

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A full-house audience of over 200 friends and families turned up to cheer on the students; and Wesley church’s well appointed audio-visual equipment & accompanying team provided impeccable support to each performance.

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A Big “Thank You” to all those who helped the children enjoy these 4 days of fellowship and fun; including Jimmy Chia and his team of volunteers for organising the games & show, as well as the behind-the-scenes helpers with food and logistics.

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Please join us all again next year !

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